Paco Aguilar, alongside Perry Oliver and Robert Harding, represented Spain at the Sapporo Snow Festival of Japan in 2001, building ice and snow sculptures. The three Málaga-based artists participated in the exhibition and competed against thirteen countries and over a hundred artists.
This festival is held for one week in February every year in Sapporo. It is celebrated in Odori Park (Susukino) and Sapporo Satoland. It is considered one of the most important events in the country.